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Thomas Clements on Abortion
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  • Supreme Court has ruled on abortion. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Budget & Economy
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Thomas Clements on Civil Rights
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  • Support Equal Rights Amendment. (Jul 2016)
  • Get government out of marriage business. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Corporations
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  • Eliminate corporate tax to create jobs & avoid more debt. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Crime
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  • Unconstitutionally strict punishment isa problem. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Drugs
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  • Marijuana is a benefit to people's health. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Education
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  • Supports homeschooling and vouchers. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Energy & Oil
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  • No cap and trade; no taxing carbon emissions. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Environment
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  • States should deal with water quality not federal EPA. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Families & Children
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Thomas Clements on Foreign Policy
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  • Foreign aid spending only to protect US interests. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Free Trade
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  • No restrictions on trade, but no corporatism. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Government Reform
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  • Term limits for Congress; but voter ID too. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Gun Control
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  • Second Amendment is the law of the land. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Health Care
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  • Cost is the only thing that has expanded under ObamaCare. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Homeland Security
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  • Why do we need military bases in the Phillipines? (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Immigration
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  • Annex Mexico economically to avoid immigration issues. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Jobs
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Thomas Clements on Principles & Values
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  • Why not keep God in the public sphere? (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Social Security
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  • Privatize Social Security at birth for newborns today. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Tax Reform
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  • Flat rate tax with across-the-board reduction. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Technology
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Thomas Clements on War & Peace
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  • Help prevent genocide abroad, but not with U.S. lives. (Jul 2016)
Thomas Clements on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supreme Court has ruled on abortion: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Support Equal Rights Amendment: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Get government out of marriage business: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Why not keep God in the public sphere?: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cost is the only thing that has expanded under ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Privatize Social Security at birth for newborns today: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports homeschooling and vouchers: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(-3 points on Social scale)
States should deal with water quality not federal EPA: Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Unconstitutionally strict punishment isa problem: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment is the law of the land: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Flat rate tax with across-the-board reduction: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Annex Mexico economically to avoid immigration issues: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No restrictions on trade, but no corporatism: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Foreign aid spending only to protect US interests: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Why do we need military bases in the Phillipines?: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Term limits for Congress; but voter ID too: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Help prevent genocide abroad, but not with U.S. lives: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No cap and trade; no taxing carbon emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana is a benefit to people's health: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate corporate tax to create jobs & avoid more debt: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Thomas Clements is a Conservative-Leaning Libertarian.
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